Tony Orrico , visual artist, performer, and choreographer, uses his own body to inscribe geometries on paper. Through physically exhausting performances involving highly choreographed motions, Orrico explores line and shape with his actual body, creating works of visual art that record his own motion. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Design, PopTech 2011, Art, Play
Artist and choreographer Tony Orrico impressed us with a performance of his work at PopTech's closing night party this year. In this video, he creates a smaller scale version of his durational Penwald Drawings, in which he uses his body to inscribe geometric shapes on paper, recording his motion meticulously and with grace. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Design, PopTech 2011, Art, shorts, Play, PopTech 2011 shorts
Collaborators Reuben Margolin , a kinetic sculptor and Gideon Obarzanek , a choreographer, met at the 2009 PopTech conference. They instantly bonded over the shared themes in their respective mediums and began creating a piece together called " Connected ." Their collaborative effort, a couple of years in the making, is now touring worldwide. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Entertainment, PopTech 2011, Art, Design, Collaboration, PopTech 2009, Play
Bryan Doerries' Theater of War presents readings of Sophocles' Ajax and Philoctetes to military and civilian communities across the United States and Europe. By bringing these timeless plays to military audiences, Doerries attempts to create dialogue and community while de-stigmatizing the psychological injuries of war. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Health, PopTech 2011, Art, Psychology, Community, Conflict, Social Innovation...